Posts by Jessica Stewart

January 16, 2019

Stunning Winners of the International Wedding Photographer of the Year Contest

Wedding photographers have the honor (and the challenge) of capturing what will be the most important day of many couple’s lives. For the second year, the best wedding photographers from around the world have been celebrated for their craft thanks to the International Wedding Photographer of the Year Awards. Artistic wedding imagery poured in, with photographers submitting their work to 11 different categories.

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January 13, 2019

19th Century Geometry Guide Is Transformed Into Incredible Online Resource

Once called “one of the oddest and most beautiful books of the century,” mathematician Oliver Byrne’s colorful, visual representation of Euclid’s Elements was first published in 1847. By minimizing the text and focusing on its colorful diagrams, Byrne attempted to break down Euclid’s geometry into digestible lessons. The work was a breakthrough in how people thought about education thanks to Byrne’s innovative emphasis on visual learning.

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January 10, 2019

Researchers Discover Mysterious Radio Signals from a Distant Galaxy

First discovered in 2007, the pulsating flashes of radio waves known as fast radio bursts (FRBs) last just a few milliseconds and have unknown origins. The mysterious FRBs certainly originate far from the Milky Way, but researchers still have no idea what causes them. Only around 60 of these extragalactic bursts have been detected and only one actually repeated—until now. Canadian researchers recently published two articles in Nature that include the discovery of a second repeating FRB.

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